Internship: Quality Control & Assurance – Kroonstad

Free State, Full Time Deadline: Not specified

This is a one year workplace exposure and learning experience where the intern will work in a pressurised factory environment, with rotation between the lab and plant responsibilities (dependent on qualification completion requirements and Premier site requirements). Interns at Premier gain valuable in-service work experience, skills and knowledge that will assist them in furthering their careers.

The role entails the following:

Gaining practical exposure and experience in QC/QA processes by getting exposure to our labs and plants

In the labs you will:

Prepare chemicals for analysis
Test product samples
Report all results timeously
General housekeeping ’ participating in all lab processes and activities
Equipment calibration and verification
In the plants you will:
Shift hygiene, plant inspection and housekeeping
Reporting of operational non- conformities
Equipment verification
Product sample collection ’ submission to the lab

Other packing department activities:

Weight verification
Shift start up and end of shift QC consolidation.

Other packing department activities:

Weight verification
Shift start up and end of shift consolidation
Product and packing QC verification (batch codes, labelling, etc)

Qualification Requirements

Matric (Grade 12)
Studying towards a National Diploma: Food Technology (final year)
Tertiary institution logbook (stipulating the relevant exposure and experience needed)

Experience Requirements
There are no experience requirements, however the following is required:

Accurate record keeping of your workplace exposure and experience in your logbook, to ensure compliance with Seta and your learning institution reporting
Proactively report on any formal institutional requirement or training sessions
Willing to learn on how to translate your theoretical learning into practice
Perform all tasks communicated and required

Key Outputs
Essential Competencies (Knowledge, skills and abilities):

Basic understanding of laboratory practices
Laboratory safety ’ handling of chemicals
Good understanding of OHS
Proactive communication skills
Strong numerical ability
Strong teamwork ability
Understanding housekeeping and ensuring proactive implementation thereof
Taking accountability for tasks
Learning aptitude

Other Requirements:

Required to work Saturdays, Sundays ’ Public Holidays as per the business requirements.

Closing Date